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fire

Definitions


[ˈfʌɪə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a process in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and typically give out bright light, heat, and smoke; combustion or burning
(e.g: his house was destroyed by fire)

- a burning sensation
(e.g: the whisky lit a fire in the back of his throat)

- the shooting of projectiles from weapons, especially bullets from guns
(e.g: a burst of machine-gun fire)


Phrases:
- breathe fire
- catch fire
- fire and brimstone
- fire away
- fire in one's belly
- fire on all cylinders
- go on fire
- go through fire
- light a fire under
- on fire
- return fire
- set fire to
- set the world on fire
- take fire
- under fire
- where's the fire?

Origin:
Old English fȳr (noun), fȳrian ‘supply with material for a fire’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch vuur and German Feuer


[ˈfʌɪə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- discharge a gun or other weapon in order to propel (a bullet or projectile)
(e.g: he fired a shot at the retreating prisoners)

- dismiss (an employee) from a job
(e.g: I had to fire men who've been with me for years)

- supply (a furnace, engine, etc.) with fuel
(e.g: liquefied petroleum gas can fire room heaters)

- stimulate or excite (the imagination or an emotion)
(e.g: India fired my imagination)

- bake or dry (pottery, bricks, etc.) in a kiln
(e.g: methane gas is being used to fire bricks at a nearby factory)


Phrases:
- breathe fire
- catch fire
- fire and brimstone
- fire away
- fire in one's belly
- fire on all cylinders
- go on fire
- go through fire
- light a fire under
- on fire
- return fire
- set fire to
- set the world on fire
- take fire
- under fire
- where's the fire?

Origin:




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